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The Gourds Live at The Cactus Cafe on 2010-02-19

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The Gourds Live at The Cactus Cafe on 2010-02-19




The Gourds
The Cactus Cafe
Austin, TX
February 19, 2010

Claude Bernard Keyboard, Accordian, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Max Johnston Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Fiddle, Vocals
Keith Langford Drums
Kevin Russell Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Mandolin, Bass, Vocals
Jimmy Smith Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals

Source 1: Soundboard
Source 2: (2) AT2020's
Source 3: (2) AT2021's
Mixer: Presonus Firepod
Lineage: Mac Book Pro->Garageband->AIF->Adobe Audition->WAV->FLAC
Recorded & Transferred By Aaron Wevodau (wevodau@gmail.com)

Notes:
-Recording cuts out during Tex Mex Mile and resumes with Kev
talking about the Cactus before the final song (All The Labor).
Because of that, two to three minutes is missing from this recording.
-Due to the high amount and high quality of reminiscing by the band,
the between song banter has been cut into separate tracks.
-Also included are the soundcheck tracks at the end of the second disc.
-Setlist help courtest of thegourdsnews.blogspot.com

Disc 1 (72:17.56)
01 Intro, Banter: Memories of the Cactus, Ted Hawkins, sleeping on the floor/porch
02 Cold Bed
03 Fine Leather Truck
04 Banter: The Wannabes, Darden Smith, Jimmy's proposal
05 When Wine Was Cheap
06 Banter: Vic Chesnutt, toast to the Cactus
07 Trampled By The Sun
08 Banter: Griff
09 Blankets
10 Banter: Jimmy's Gibson LGO, the heart of the Gourds, the gear is en route
11 Ringing Dark And True
12 In The Pines (Traditional)
13 I'm Troubled (Traditional)
14 Banter: Getting in trouble, smoking ban, selling beer from the stage
15 Plaid Coat
16 Collections
17 O Rings
18 Banter: Kev missed the Alex Chilton show and regretted it, Nils Lofgren
19 Everybody's Missing the Sun (Nils Lofgren)
20 Banter: Claude's worst perfoming memory, a quiet room, soul-crushing
21 Pine Island Bayou>The Eyes Of Texas>Pine Island Bayou
22 Banter: TVZ and EVH
23 Boil My Strings

Disc 2 (72:03.36)
24 Bean Bowl>My Time Your Time>Son Of Bum
25 Burn The Honeysuckle
26 Banter: Consulting the archivists, the west mall, parking tickets, the illusion of power
27 Country Love
28 Banter: Fuck crappy Monday, an amigo in New Jersey, kicking teeth in, keeping it nostalgic
29 I Like Drinking
30 Banter: Paying tribute to the Cactus
31 All In The Pack>I Fought The Law (Sonny Curtis)>All In The Pack
32 Crowd

Encore:
33 Ain't No Sunshine (Bill Withers)
34 Dying Of The Pines
35 Maria
36 Tex Mex Mile [Cuts Out]
37 Banter: Let your voice be heard, pipe bombs
38 All The Labor

39 Soundcheck 01 (Max)
40 Soundcheck 02 (Cactus Closing Rag)
41 Soundcheck 03 (Outlaw Blues)
42 Soundcheck 04 (Sing Me Back Home)
43 Soundcheck 05 (Blanket Show)

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Collection TheGourds
Band/Artist The Gourds
Venue The Cactus Cafe
Location Austin, TX

Source Source 1: Soundboard Source 2: (2) AT2020's Source 3: (2) AT2021's Mixer: Presonus Firepod
Lineage Lineage: Mac Book Pro->Garageband->AIF->Adobe Audition->WAV->FLAC
Taped by Aaron Wevodau
Transferred by Aaron Wevodau

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Reviews

Reviewer: tomski11 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 25, 2010
Subject: great job!
Aaron, just an amazing-sounding recording. Thanks so much for capturing this great show and sharing it so quickly.
Reviewer: brknarw - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 23, 2010
Subject: ol' school
This may be the most intimate Gourds show on the archive. Feels like I'm in the room... wish I was. Great job capturing this, Aaron- both the performance and the clarity of the recording make this a must have.
Reviewer: d3gourds - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 23, 2010
Subject: gourds went out in style
recording is crystal clear. performance is loose and fun. starts to heat up around trampled. I love that their instruments were still in transit from wyoming, forcing them to break out jimmy's old guitar (same one they passed around the cactus stage in 1994). great stories start to finish. if this turns out to be their last show at the cactus, they certainly went out in style.

d3

p.s. great job tracking the banter, aaron.

p.p.s. video and pics from this show can be found here http://bit.ly/dD4cXQ
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